Colin Wiltshire

Colin Wiltshire

Colin Wiltshire is a research fellow in the politics of service delivery at the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at The Australian National University. His research explores the political economy of budget and expenditure practices in PNG and its implications for development outcomes. He has conducted extensive fieldwork in PNG and focuses on applied, policy-relevant research. Colin recently managed the PNG Promoting Effective Public Expenditure (PEPE) Project, a joint research initiative with PNG’s National Research Institute and the Development Policy Centre.


In Brief

PEPE team revisits surveyed provinces to share preliminary findings

When presenting findings on service delivery performance in PNG, it is critical to engage those responsible for bringing about practical change. Provincial and district officials…

PNG’s Lost Decade? PEPE Budget Forum – 19 September at PNG’s National Research Institute

Over the last ten years, PNG has experienced a minerals boom that has led to a rapid rise in revenue and subsequent increases in public…